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  1. Ankle Injuries
    This was one of the sources re using it in children: Validation of the Ottawa Ankle Rules in child... [Acad Emerg Med. 1999] - PubMed - NCBI I found a bunch of articles on it last fall for my...
    Jul 2
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  2. Ankle Injuries
    Qx Calculate is the app that I use. I couldn't remember the name of it before.
    May 30
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  3. Best Resources
    Qx Calculate is also a good free app. It has a whole bunch of formula-type info organized by specialty (hem, onc, pedi, etc) explaining stuff like the rule of 9's for burns, and the Ottawa Ankle...
    May 30
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  4. Girls? Boys? or Co-ed camps?
    Thanks Cloudy Sue. I have also heard that Girl's Camps tend to be very preventative and more attentive when it comes to safety issues. I'm looking forward to the possibility of having less stupid...
    May 30
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  5. 2014 camp work thread
    I'm going to be in Maine this summer too! Ha! So many Maine people. :) I guess they do have a lot of camps there. I'll be 1 of 5 nurses at an all-girls camp. I guess they'll have 2 of us in the...
    May 30
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  6. Best Resources
    Welcome Wint. :) My favorite medical/nursing app is Epocrates. It tells you everything you need to know about any kind of medication including side effects and interactions. I used it quite a bit...
    Apr 22
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  7. Ankle Injuries
    Not sure where you read that (and I'm not trying to refute your point - just curious), but several studies have found the OAR to have between 80-100% sensitivity and 24-36% specificity in children...
    Apr 19
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  8. Girls? Boys? or Co-ed camps?
    Hi all, So after my fabulous summer camp experience last year I'm itching to get another camp nurse job. :) Unfortunately the place I worked last summer has already hired a nurse, so I'm looking...
    Apr 9
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  9. Ankle Injuries
    There's actually a smartphone app that has the Ottawa ankle rules on it. I wish I could remember which one is it is...But yeah. I second.
    Apr 7
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  10. MA resident with expired VA license...what to do?
    @Pixie.RN and everyone else: Just wanted to let you know that, yes, I called the VA board of nursing today and had all my questions answered. :) Thanks for reading.
    Feb 24
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  11. MA resident with expired VA license...what to do?
    Hi all, I have a unique little situation that I was hoping someone could help me with. I'll try calling the VA BORN tomorrow, but until then I was hoping someone here could have some insight. ...
    Feb 23
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  12. I am not a failure
    2 months away from graduating my MSN program to take my NP boards this summer I've decided to defer to next year. Our program has an option where we can take another year to complete our clinical...
    Feb 18
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  13. 10 camp lessons.
    Yep. It's no ICU, but you *do* work 24 hours a day. I remember one week when I barely slept because I had a girl with gastroenteritis stay the night one night, a kid with a panic attack sleep over...
    Jan 21
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  14. 2014 camp work thread
    Oh how I wish wish wish my childhood Girl Scout camps - Camp Near Wilderness and camp Yaiewano - were still in operation. :( I loved being a camp nurse this past summer at a different non-girl-scout...
    Jan 21
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  15. Contacting hospital employees
    I 2nd what a few people have said about how mailing out resumes is much less effective than it's been in the past. Usually you do end up going through HR at some point along the process, like it or...
    Jan 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Workplace Bullying-Nursing or 7th Grade?
    That's terrible. I'm so sorry that had to happen to you. I'm pretty ballsy now and have no problem asking someone point-blank and with simply a curious tone, "Why are you making fun of me?" or "why...
    Jan 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Am I crazy to plan a wedding going into my final MSN semester?
    Thanks for all the suggestions, everyone. we had ultimately decided last week to just wait until 2015. But then yesterday we found out his Mom has taken a turn for the worse. Now we don't know...
    Jan 19
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. ECG changes
    This is a nice refresher for me, thanks. But I 2nd the above poster. I understand the differences between potass and mag, but what do you mean by "432223=16 to double check you completely fill out...
    Jan 19
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Am I crazy to plan a wedding going into my final MSN semester?
    Hi NP's! :) I'm cross-posting from the breakroom (where I accidentally posted instead of here ) so I hope that's okay. Anyway I'm posting today with great excitement in my life. On New Years,...
    Jan 2
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. Failed first semester by very small amount...
    True that. Where's HopefulRN23? Are you still out there? I hope you're feeling better.
    Dec 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. nursing isn't for everyone
    That's pretty much my story. Just replace "in college" with "newly graduated with my BA in Psych" and "Aunt" with "Dad". My Dad said to me when I had moved back home and quit a cruddy waitress job...
    Dec 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Falsify credentials
    I'm hoping that you, or someone you know, is in a situation where a card expired and this is something you're considering until you can get re-certified. However, if that's not the case, my first...
    Dec 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Finals time
    I'm taking Primary Care II and our program "helps" (theoretically) with finding preceptor placement, but most of us have to find our own. I too live in a very saturated area and am really nervous for...
    Dec 17, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  24. First post-mortem today...
    I've been out of inpatient work for a couple of years now, but I can truly say that I've never had a death where I haven't gotten a little teary. And usually there is outright crying. Not...
    Dec 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Failed first semester by very small amount...
    1. Nursing school is HARD. I got my BA from an Ivy league school and I maintain that I had a harder time with my 2-year nursing program that I ever did getting my BA. 2. I too agree with GrnTea. It...
    Dec 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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